In Russia will start selling “smart” wireless headset Sony Xperia Ear
Sony has announced a Russian “smart” headset Xperia Ear, which gives smartphone users “a whole new way of communication, allowing you to look away from the screen and enjoy the world around us”. The cost of the device is 12 990 rubles.
Xperia Ear works on the principle of wireless headphones Apple AirPods with voice assistant Siri. But the Sony product is not intended for listening to music and not only for conversations. Sony is positioning the device as a personal assistant.
The novelty is paired with a smartphone and understands voice commands, is able to voice a variety of useful information to the owner. For example, weather forecast, upcoming events, calendar, caller’s name, news. In other words, allows you to stay abreast of developments. With Xperia Ear can give a command to the Communicator to make a call.
The new product is able to read incoming messages from WhatsApp or messenger, then offer to respond with a nod of the head: affirmative gesture will mean that you are ready to dictate and send a response, negative – you do not want to answer the incoming message.
The device is protected from moisture IPX2 standards, and the battery is designed for offline use the device during the day. As in the case of AirPods charging Xperia Ear occurs via a compact charging case, which comes in the kit.
The novelty will go on sale November 17 in a branded online store Sony Store Online, and from December 1 in shops Sony Centre and key partners. Pre-order the Xperia Ear can be issued now in the online store of the company.